Edict of Orleans suspends persecution of the Huguenots

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Historical Context Note

The French States-General passes the Edict of Orleans, which officially suspends persecution of the Huguenots. The Prince of Condé, champion of the Huguenot minority, presses for a permanent settlement of liberty of conscience.
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Citation:
Editors. "Edict of Orleans suspends persecution of the Huguenots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France